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Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

Carlsbad considers multi-million dollar library upgrades

CARLSBAD — The city is considering expanding the scope of proposed upgrades to the Cole and Dove Libraries, which could more than double the project’s original estimated costs.

Elephant owner thanks fair board

Elephant owner thanks fair board

DEL MAR — Although she and her husband had already sent the governing board of the Del Mar Fairgrounds a letter stating Have Trunk Will Travel will not bring elephants to this year’s San Diego County Fair, company co-owner Kari Johnson attended the April 8 meeting to personally thank the directors, staff and fairgoers for […]

Marines commemorate the Battle of Ramadi


Marines commemorate the Battle of Ramadi


Marines, Gold Star Families gather to remember the Marines that were lost 10 years ago

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

Residents voice opposition to Escondido’s charter proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

North County arts leaders meet to form regional council

North County arts leaders meet to form regional council

OCEANSIDE — Arts leaders from six North County cities met to discuss efforts to enhance and promote regional arts.

Residents voice opposition to charter city proposal

Residents voice opposition to charter city proposal

ESCONDIDO — Local residents expressed opposition to and confusion about City Council’s proposition to place a revised charter city proposal on the November ballot during a public hearing on Wednesday.

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

Police aim to make neighborhoods safer with visual upgrades

ESCONDIDO — In his 17 years working as an officer for the Escondido Police Department (EPD), Detective Jeff Valdivia has noticed a correlation between gangs and dilapidated neighborhoods.

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Crammed Classrooms: Part 2

Class sizes’ impact on teachers and how reduced class sizes may be in CUSD’s future This is the second of a two-part series.

OHS grad named new superintendent

OHS grad named new superintendent

OCEANSIDE — Looking back on his student days at Oceanside High School, Duane Coleman recalls that academics were not exactly at the top of his priorities list.

Crammed Classrooms: Part 1

Crammed Classrooms: Part 1

Why CUSD’s classes are so large, and the impact it has on students